Drawing comparisons to such legendary three-piece outfits as Cream and the Bill Evans Trio, old-time singer/multi-instrumentalist – and longtime Celtic Connections favourite - Bruce Molsky’s new Mountain Drifters line-up thrillingly unites him with two of US roots music’s outstanding young talents: banjo innovator Allison de Groot and ex-Deadly Gentleman guitarist Stash Wyslouch. “The three of us have this incredible musical conversation,” Molsky says. “I feel I am riding this beautiful crest of a wave!”
Scottish trio Salt House - fiddler Lauren MacColl, multi-instrumentalist Ewan MacPherson and singer-songwriter Jenny Sturgeon – forge a freshly distinctive alloy of traditional songs and original composition. Tonight’s show launches their new album Undersong.